At first, it was believed to have been sold for a record $80 million in December, but Vincent Viola’s 20,000 square foot townhome on the Upper East Side appears to be back on the market — and this time the list price is $88 million.
It’s unclear if Viola (who owns the NHL’s Florida Panthers, is CEO of Virtu Financial, and was briefly President Donald Trump’s nominee for army secretary) and his wife Teresa are still the current owners (although what we could find in property records seems to indicate they probably are). But the home was listed in 2013 for $114 million, making the current list price a relative bargain.
Viola bought the townhome in 2005 for $20 million.
The home sits at 12 E. 69th St., and is currently listed by Paula Del Nunzio of Brown Harris Stevens. Built in 1884, the home was updated by the Violas to include a panic room. (more…)